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German designer uses traditional Chinese crafts

WHILE many local designers look for further study or career development in foreign countries, German designer Nicole Goymann chose to stay in the countryside of Yuhang, Hangzhou, and, inspired by Chinese traditional material, pushed her job to a new level....

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Parking fee to hike in downtown Hangzhou

Parking fee in the core area of Hangzhou will rise to 5 yuan (US$0.80) per 30 minutes from 6 yuan per hour from August 25, pricing authorities announced yesterday. After the first hour, the fee will go up to 6...

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Cuban artist seeks threads of humanity

[photo]Herrera paints Chinese people he encountered in — wearing his country’s traditional straw hats. MIKE PETERS / CHINA DAILY Cuban artist Asniel “Chuli” Herrera thinks people-to-people relationships are looking up. At least, that’s what he did with his show B-One,...

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Shaanxi highlights its natural attractions

According to the Shaanxi Tourism Bureau, a new flight from Hangzhou to Paris via Xi’an, will be available from Sept 3, 2014. The flight, launched by Hainan Airlines, will leave Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, every Wednesday and Saturday. It is then...

Art makes gadgets become ‘animals’

Little inconspicuous gadgets such as nails, syringes or openers can become more interesting by adding a little art work. So let’s see how creative art makes them come “alive”. (Photos taken in Hangzhou on July 16, 2014.) A woman carrying...

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Stray dog turns out to be a fox

A fox was mistaken for a stray dog by some urban management officers who caught it in a neighborhood in Banshan District and was sent to the Hangzhou Polar Ocean Park after its true nature was found out. A few...

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389,000 applicants to vie for 6,750 car plates

A total of 389,009 individuals and institutions will participate in this month’s car plate lottery and their chance of winning is 1.7 percent, Hangzhou traffic authorities said yesterday. This month 382,590 individuals and 6,419 institutions will compete for a monthly...